State budget passes, heads to Tomblin’s desk
By Pamela Pritt, Register Herald reporter
Lawmakers have fended off a $271 million budget gap and a potential state government shutdown by passing a budget nearly a month into an extraordinary session.
A long-awaited state budget is headed to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's desk with a little more than two weeks to spare before the June 30 deadline that would have spelled a government shutdown. West Virginia has no...